Monday, 2 December 2013

ScHARR News - Monday 2nd December 2013


PhD Awarded to Katherine Easton
Congratulations to Katherine Easton, a researcher in the RAT research team and CLAHRC SY, who has been awarded her PhD from the University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work. Dr Easton has been researching the prevalence, nature and impact of anxiety on health outcomes in people with a diagnosis of heart failure. In a systematic review and meta-analysis of the measurement of anxiety it was found that many self-report tools are currently used to assess anxiety, and that not all of these tools are appropriate or have clinical utility in patients with a physical long-t
New protein could hold the key to stopping Parkinson's
Tigar, a newly discovered protein in the world of Parkinson's, could be the key to stopping the degenerative disease according to research from the University of Sheffield.


From molars to canines: Discover dentistry with revolutionary digital course
The University of Sheffield is today (Monday 3 December 2013) continuing to remove the barriers to higher education for people across the world with a new and exciting online dentistry course which is free and accessible to all.
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health newsletter
The lead story is the award of £10M by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire and Humber (CLAHRC YH). The CLAHRC will also receive a further £14 million investment from partner organisations across Yorkshire and Humber. The programme starts in January 2014 for a five-year period.The Director - Professor S


Weight management during pregnancy: A systematic review of qualitative evidence
Author(s):Johnson, M. | Campbell, F. | Messina, J. | Preston, L. | Buckley Woods, H. | Goyder, E.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: MidwiferyAccess all results for your search in Scopus
A review of instruments to measure health-related quality of life and well-being among pregnant women
Author(s):Morrell, C.J. | Cantrell, A. | Evans, K. | Carrick-Sen, D.M.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: Journal of Reproductive and Infant PsychologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus

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Patients' and carers' experiences of gaining access to acute stroke care: A qualitative study
Author(s):Harrison, M. | Ryan, T. | Gardiner, C. | Jones, A.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: Emergency Medicine JournalAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Authors' reply: Systematic review of the efficacy of cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate and pentoxifylline for the treatment of intermittent claudication
Author(s):Stevens, J.W. | Simpson, E. | Harnan, S. | Squires, H. | Meng, Y. | Thomas, S. | Michaels, J. | Stansby, G.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: British Journal of SurgeryAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Awareness contexts revisited: Indeterminacy in initiating discussions at the end-of-life
Author(s):Richards, N. | Ingleton, C. | Gardiner, C. | Gott, M.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: Journal of Advanced NursingAccess all results for your search in Scopus
'I'm going to learn how to run quick': Exploring violence directed towards staff in the Emergency Department
Author(s):Knowles, E. | Mason, S.M. | Moriarty, F.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: Emergency Medicine JournalAccess all results for your search in Scopus
GP interview: Working with vulnerable children in Uganda - GP online
GP interview: Working with vulnerable children in UgandaGP onlineThis is an innovative course run by the department of geography in conjunction with the School of Health and Related Research, with contributions from other departments. I gained better understanding of international development generally, and public ...
National COTSS-Housing Conference
RAT Group Member Professor Gail Mountain spoke at the National COT SS-Housing conference on 8th November where she spoke about "Environmental Adaptions". As a specialist section they are trying to promote research within the field of housing. Last year they introduced an afternoon at the conference where they had 5 speakers who presented on their housing related research projects.  Give
ISPOR presentations available online… case you weren’t there, or if you memory is hazy for some peculiar reason.  There’s too many to list, so grab yourself a coffee and view them at your leisure here.

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